Thomas A. Russo

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Abdominal Infections

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification The family Enterobacteriaceae consists of a number of species that are gram-negative bacilli (GNB). Salmonella, Shigella, and Yersinia are not discussed here. Most of the other Enterobacteriaceae cause a wide variety of extra-intestinal infections. Edwardsiella tardi can cause both extra-intestinal and intestinal infection. Klebsiella…